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#Diamond League

# diamond-league - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Thompson-Herah storms to 100m Diamond League glory in Zurich
# Star-studded Field
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# Star-studded Field

Thompson-Herah storms to 100m Diamond League glory in Zurich

Sep 9th 2021, 10:10 PM 4,868 Views 0 Comments

Norway’s Karsten Warholm made his first outing in the 400m hurdles since setting a sensational world record of 45.94sec when winning gold in Tokyo.

# diamond-league - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah narrowly misses out on breaking 33-year-old 100m record
# Diamond League
From The42
# Diamond League

Elaine Thompson-Herah narrowly misses out on breaking 33-year-old 100m record

Aug 21st 2021, 10:44 PM 9,274 Views 8 Comments

Sha’Carri Richardson, who missed the Olympics after testing positive for cannabis, finished last in 11.14 in her first race back following a one-month ban.

# diamond-league - Friday 4 September, 2020

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record
# ACHIEVEMENT
From The42
# ACHIEVEMENT

Mo Farah breaks one hour run world record

Sep 4th 2020, 10:01 PM 11,021 Views 12 Comments

The 37-year-old was around 10 metres behind record pace at the halfway stage but gradually increased the tempo.

# diamond-league - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Off-day for Ciara Mageean in Stockholm as Britain's Laura Muir sparkles
# Bitterswede
From The42
# Bitterswede

Off-day for Ciara Mageean in Stockholm as Britain's Laura Muir sparkles

Aug 23rd 2020, 4:36 PM 7,563 Views 4 Comments

Mageean was seeking a new Irish record in the 1500m, but was among those left in Muir’s wake.

# diamond-league - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time
# Lightning
From The42
# Lightning

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time

Aug 14th 2020, 9:39 PM 16,650 Views 6 Comments

Mageean’s time was the ninth-fastest ever run over 1,000m by a woman.

# diamond-league - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
# On Fire
From The42
# On Fire

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Aug 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 7,197 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

# diamond-league - Friday 14 June, 2019

Semenya invited to compete in Rabat after initially being denied entry
# Backtrack
From The42
# Backtrack

Semenya invited to compete in Rabat after initially being denied entry

Jun 14th 2019, 6:52 PM 2,668 Views 0 Comments

Rabat race organisers have given Caster Semenya the green light to compete on Sunday after initially snubbing the South African.

# diamond-league - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form
# Razor Tight
From The42
# Razor Tight

Barr claims second by narrowest margin in Oslo to maintain fine Diamond League form

Jun 13th 2019, 9:04 PM 8,554 Views 9 Comments

The Waterford man set a season’s best time to finish behind Norwegian world champion, Karsten Warholm.

# diamond-league - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,477 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# diamond-league - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,131 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.

# diamond-league - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
# Diamond League
From The42
# Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

May 18th 2019, 2:40 PM 5,140 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

# diamond-league - Friday 6 July, 2018

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m
# Tug Of War
From The42
# Tug Of War

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m

Jul 6th 2018, 4:15 PM 13,910 Views 2 Comments

Two runners got tangled up on the final bend of the race at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League meeting.

# diamond-league - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

Jun 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 5,338 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

# diamond-league - Friday 25 August, 2017

Mo Farah wins his last ever track race after thrilling finish in 5,000m
# One Mo Mile
From The42
# One Mo Mile

Mo Farah wins his last ever track race after thrilling finish in 5,000m

Aug 25th 2017, 10:31 AM 5,675 Views 11 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion will now turn his attention to road races in the future.

# diamond-league - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Thunderstruck! Usain Bolt clocks first sub-10 second time of the season in Monaco
# Back On Track
From The42
# Back On Track

Thunderstruck! Usain Bolt clocks first sub-10 second time of the season in Monaco

Jul 22nd 2017, 2:32 PM 7,577 Views 6 Comments

The eight-time Olympic champion won the 100m at the Monaco Diamond League in a time of 9.95 seconds.

# diamond-league - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Usain Bolt's team refute allegations they had rival “booted out” of Diamond League race
# Usain Bold
From The42
# Usain Bold

Usain Bolt's team refute allegations they had rival “booted out” of Diamond League race

Jul 20th 2017, 5:57 PM 6,628 Views 2 Comments

Canada’s Andre De Grasse, long mooted as Bolt’s heir, will not face the Jamaican tomorrow.

# diamond-league - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'It will be a day I remember for the rest of my life': Mo Farah announces last British track race
# Time To Say Goodbye
From The42
# Time To Say Goodbye

'It will be a day I remember for the rest of my life': Mo Farah announces last British track race

Jul 13th 2017, 5:29 PM 5,800 Views 18 Comments

The four-time Olympic champion will run his last British track race at the Grand Prix in Birmingham.

# diamond-league - Friday 7 July, 2017

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event
# Pace To Burn
From The42
# Pace To Burn

Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team smash national junior record at Diamond League event

Jul 7th 2017, 2:28 PM 8,417 Views 3 Comments

What a performance from Molly Scott, Sharlene Mawdsley, Gina Akpe Moses and Ciara Neville.

# diamond-league - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

Jun 18th 2017, 5:54 PM 4,197 Views 2 Comments

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

# diamond-league - Friday 16 June, 2017

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season
# Yes Boys
From The42
# Yes Boys

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season

Jun 16th 2017, 1:13 AM 4,396 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native impressed in a quick race in Norway.

# diamond-league - Friday 5 May, 2017

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League
# Close Call
From The42
# Close Call

This incredible javelin throw almost struck a cameraman at the Diamond League

May 5th 2017, 9:22 PM 13,893 Views 6 Comments

The cameraman doesn’t move an inch despite the javelin appearing to come straight for him.

Asafa Powell, Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse all out-classed in the Diamond League
# 100m Sprint
From The42
# 100m Sprint

Asafa Powell, Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse all out-classed in the Diamond League

May 5th 2017, 8:39 PM 7,067 Views 3 Comments

Akani Simbine of South Africa thundered home in first place in a time of 9.99 seconds.

# diamond-league - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League
# All Over Barr The Shouting
From The42
# All Over Barr The Shouting

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League

Sep 1st 2016, 9:23 PM 9,731 Views 2 Comments

Barr finished fourth in the Olympic final in Rio, but couldn’t replicate that performance in Switzerland tonight.

# diamond-league - Friday 6 May, 2016

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha
# Formidable
From The42
# Formidable

VIDEO: Caster Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha

May 6th 2016, 11:01 PM 6,477 Views 5 Comments

In doubly bad news for her rivals in an Olympics year, the South African admitted afterwards she had held back.

# diamond-league - Friday 15 May, 2015

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar
# High Performer
From The42
# High Performer

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar

May 15th 2015, 6:35 PM 4,701 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old delivered another superb run to underline his rich talent.

# diamond-league - Friday 26 July, 2013

It's Your Usain Bolt Riding A Rocket Picture Of The Day
# Sky Rockets In Flight
From The42
# Sky Rockets In Flight

It's Your Usain Bolt Riding A Rocket Picture Of The Day

Jul 26th 2013, 7:37 PM 2,568 Views 3 Comments

The Olympic 100m champ sure knows how to make an entrance.

# diamond-league - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier

Jul 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,107 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old American had run the fastest time in the world this year of 9.75 seconds.

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Athletics world rocked as Gay, Powell and Simpson test positive for banned substance

Jul 14th 2013, 5:03 PM 18,615 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a dramatic day in the world of elite sprinting.

# diamond-league - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

That's a lot of zeroes! Diamond League organisers splash out to bring Bolt to Paris
# Money Talks
From The42
# Money Talks

That's a lot of zeroes! Diamond League organisers splash out to bring Bolt to Paris

Feb 27th 2013, 10:39 AM 1,562 Views 2 Comments

Guess how much his appearance fee is?

# diamond-league - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Farah savours fans' reaction on track return
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Farah savours fans' reaction on track return

Aug 26th 2012, 8:20 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

The British athlete triumphed in the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League today.

# diamond-league - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics
# Diamond League
From The42
# Diamond League

Cashing in: Blake passes on 'arrogant' £25k offer from UK athletics

Aug 23rd 2012, 4:06 PM 1,888 Views 0 Comments

Instead of picking up chump change in Birmingham, Yohann Blake will bag £300,000 in the next three weeks.

# diamond-league - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Ah well: No more Bolt v Blake races this season
# Speed Kings
From The42
# Speed Kings

Ah well: No more Bolt v Blake races this season

Aug 22nd 2012, 1:42 PM 782 Views 0 Comments

The fastest men in the world will be back in competition tomorrow, but in separate events.

# diamond-league - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Five videos you really need to see from last night's Diamond League meet in Paris
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Five videos you really need to see from last night's Diamond League meet in Paris

Jul 7th 2012, 12:35 PM 742 Views 1 Comment

Some of the biggest names in world athletics continued their Olympic preparations in Paris last night.

# diamond-league - Thursday 7 June, 2012

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates

Jun 7th 2012, 9:53 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican said his “execution was alright” after claiming victory this evening.

# diamond-league - Thursday 31 May, 2012

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year
# Like Lightning
From The42
# Like Lightning

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year

May 31st 2012, 9:04 PM 610 Views 0 Comments

The world record holder recorded a time of 9.76 seconds this evening.

# diamond-league - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Best buds: Jackson and Greene put trash talk behind them
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Best buds: Jackson and Greene put trash talk behind them

May 30th 2012, 2:04 PM 367 Views 2 Comments

Bershawn Jackson had said his hurdling rival had “cashed a cheque that he can’t cash” but it’s all over now, right?

# diamond-league - Friday 10 June, 2011

Business as usual for Bolt in Oslo
# That's Fast
From The42
# That's Fast

Business as usual for Bolt in Oslo

Jun 10th 2011, 11:29 AM 80 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Bolt cruises to victory in the 200m at last night’s Diamond League meet in Norway.

# diamond-league - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Bolt: I'm good enough to play for Man United
# Sign Him Up
From The42
# Sign Him Up

Bolt: I'm good enough to play for Man United

Jun 9th 2011, 2:38 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

But first, he’s concentrating on winning the men’s 200m at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo tonight.

# diamond-league - Thursday 26 May, 2011

It's on! Bolt to meet Powell in Rome tonight
# Quick Word
From The42
# Quick Word

It's on! Bolt to meet Powell in Rome tonight

May 26th 2011, 3:22 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican sprinters go head-to-head in the Diamond League. Got those stop-watches ready?